Overview

The Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Hazardous Chemicals) Amendment 2020 amends the model WHS Regulations to implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals Revision 7 (GHS 7) and update references to Australian Standards for lasers and pressure equipment.

These amendments will be inserted into the model WHS Regulations from 1 January 2021. Please note that amendments to the model WHS Regulations do not automatically apply in a jurisdiction. For the model WHS Regulations, including any amendments, to have effect in a jurisdiction, they must be made in that jurisdiction. Review the WHS laws in your state.

Read the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Hazardous Chemicals) Amendment 2020 – explanatory statement

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